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Banish Boring Meetings With This Simple Trick

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.19.2014 | Healthy Living

If you want to spice things up in the board room, try this prank: hide all the chairs. No, seriously. Researchers at Washington University in St. L...

These Active Desk Chairs Want To Transform The Way You Sit

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living

In case you haven't heard, sitting is the new smoking. And to make matters worse, it appears that no level of physical activity undoes the damage of t...

WATCH: The Ultimate WORKout

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

After a grueling day at the office, a post-work gym session can make you feel like a Titan -- all those feel-good endorphins, that surge of energy and...

For More And More Americans, Work Time Is Exercise Time

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Glued to your desk at work? Cross that off the list of reasons not to exercise. A growing number of Americans are standing, walkin...

LOOK: The Healthiest Way To Sit

Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living

By Amanda Schupak for YouBeauty.com How many hours do you spend at the computer every day? Eight? Ten? Twelve? Taking a seat should be synonymous w...

Sitting Is the Smoking of Our Generation

Nilofer Merchant | Posted 01.18.2013 | Small Business
Nilofer Merchant

As we work, we sit more than we do anything else. Excessive sitting, defined as nine hours a day, has been called a lethal activity. So four years ago I switched one meeting from a coffee meeting to a walking-meeting, and I've noticed some unanticipated side benefits.

Ingenious Standing Desks Made By Our Readers [PHOTOS]

Posted 09.03.2012 | Healthy Living

Earlier this summer we published a post called Why I Love My Standing Desk by HuffPost staffer Chris Spurlock, in which he extolled the virtues of his...

'Why I Love My Standing Desk'

Chris Spurlock | Posted 09.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Spurlock

For the eight weeks I used that standing desk, I felt like a million bucks. Sure, I got some funny looks from my coworkers, but overall it was an amazing experience.

Don't Take This Sitting Down: The Dangers Of Desk Life ... And Some Alternatives

Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living

By now, many of us know the damage we're doing in sedentary desk jobs. Emerging research shows that sitting for long periods of time contributes to ri...